(AU) Kitten nearly dies from vegan diet
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A KITTEN has almost died after its owners fed it a strict vegan diet.
The horrific case at a North Melbourne animal hospital has prompted a
warning about the dangers of people "forcing ideologies" on their
Lort Smith Animal Hospital veterinarian Leanne Pinfold said the kitten
was brought in this month by its owners, who were believed to be
She said the kitten's diet of potatoes, rice milk and pasta had caused
it to become critically ill.
"It was extremely weak and collapsed when it came in. It was almost
non-responsive," Dr Pinfold said.
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